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The Watercooler is PrideStaff's blog covering trends and tips for successfully managing issues in the workplace, such as: retention, employee engagement, and interviewing.

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Is Your Major Marketable? Most Popular College Degrees and Jobs for Them

Posted in Career Best Practices

Why do most people earn college degrees? To learn essential knowledge and skills that make them more employable, of course! Unfortunately, the degrees which make graduates most attractive to employers...
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The 5 Things You Need to Do to Keep Employees Happy

Posted in Management Best Practices

Ever hear the phrase "Happy wife, happy life?" While "Happy staffing, happy boss" doesn't roll of the tongue, it doesn't make it any less true! In a recent post, we...
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THE HUNT: PrideStaff Releases 2015 Job Search Methods Survey and Insights

Posted in Recruiting, Job Search Tips, Human Resources

PrideStaff has released the results of its 2015 Job Search Methods Survey , designed to gauge job seeker behavior and job search trends across the U.S. Conducted in March, the...
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KEEPING YOUR BEST & BRIGHTEST: PrideStaff Releases 2015 Employee Retention Survey Findings and Recommendations

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

PrideStaff has released the results of its 2015 Employee Retention Survey , designed to gauge retention issues and trends across the U.S. Conducted in March, the online survey was completed...
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Deal with it, Rookie! What to expect and how to prepare for being a new hire.

Posted in Career Best Practices

You got the job – congratulations! You should be thrilled, right? So why are you feeling so nervous? Logically, you may wonder about your new work environment; your new boss;...
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Miami West, FL Staffing Agencies

Posted in Hot Jobs

The best jobs in Miami West, FL are right here. For Strategic-Partner Jonathan Hall, staffing is a fascinating convergence of need, opportunity and talent. He considers it a privilege to...
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Don't Look Desperate! Avoid Branding Yourself as a Desperate Job Seeker

Posted in Job Search Tips, Job Seeker

"I really need this job." "I'll take any job – I just have to get to work!" "Pleeease hire me." Do you use tactics like these when you interview? Probably...
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Half of All Job Applications Contain Inaccuracies. Here's How to Protect Yourself.

Posted in Management Best Practices, Human Resources

Whether you're bringing on temporary, contract or direct staff, two things are clear: You must complete thorough background and reference checks to ensure worker quality and protect your company. Conducting...
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Lehigh Valley, PA Staffing Agencies

Posted in Hot Jobs

The best jobs in the Lehigh Valley, PA are right here. As Owners/Strategic-Partners of PrideStaff's Lehigh Valley office, Ken Dawson and Mike Furman match good people who want to work...
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Are You Getting Burned? Time for some career sunscreen…

Posted in Career Best Practices

When your business heats up, make sure your employees don't get burned – burned out , that is. Burnout isn't just caused by heavy workloads (although that's often a prime...
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